16th Century Quadriptych Altarpiece Oil on Panel of the Four Apostles Naive Folk Art Style

£2,995.00

Description

16th Century Quadriptych Altarpiece Oil on Panel of the Four Apostles Naive Folk Art Style

Medium: Oil on wooden panel

Age: Late 16th Century Renaissance Art

Set of 4 Northern Italian School oil on panel depicting the Four Apostles (Evangelists) of Matthew, Mark, Luke & John complete with their symbols

Saint Mathew symbolised with a winged putto (angel) representing Jesus’s incarnation

Saint Mark symbolised with a Lion which represents Jesus’s Resurrection

Saint Luke symbolised with an Ox or a Bull representing Jesus’s Sacrifice

Saint John symbolised with an Eagle which represents Jesus’s Ascension

Condition

Original as found condition. The gesso and painted frames have chips and scuffs in line with age, with a beautiful gilded inner frame. Some historic woodworm holes and splits and cracks in the wood, but structurally solid

Measurement (each)

Height:   38 cm   /    15 inches

Width   21 cm   /    8.25 inches

Depth:   2.5 cm  /  1 inches

2.2 k.g for all four

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